Space opened from Crimea
Our small peninsula is located on 45 parallels, just in the middle between a pole and equator. Plus the purest and transparent air in Eurasia. In 1908 the Russian businessmen of Maltsovy have presented the telescope (German firm Charles Tsejs Jena) on a grief the Cat in Simeize to astronomers of the Pulkovsky observatory. During the Great Patriotic War the branch of the Pulkovsky observatory in Simeize has been destroyed, and the telescope is taken out to Germany. After the Victory even more successful has already been found, than Simeiz, a place where in air there were no sea evaporations. At height of 600 metres above sea level, on border of reserved beechen woods, in 1946 began to build settlement Scientific (the Bakhchsarai area), in 1949 have established the biggest trophy German telescope, and in 1956 official opening the Crimean astrophysical observatory has taken place. In 1960 at the Leningrad optiko-mechanical factory LOMO the mirror of a reflector in diameter of 26 metres has been manually ground, and in Crimea has earned the most powerful in Europe a telescope.
Here opening of minor planets are made and physical processes on the Sun and other stars are investigated. The museum acquaints with collective achievements in space programs. From Yalta and other resorts here it is easy to go on evening excursion.
It includes visiting of the museum, several towers with telescopes, and, of course, own supervision over heavenly bodies.
In a museum it is possible priboresti remarkable photos of comets, a solar and lunar eclipse and other astronomical phenomena.
Katsiveli to the west of Simeiza is In settlement department of radio astronomy of the Crimean astrophysical observatory, equipped the radio telescope with the parabolic aerial in diameter of 22 m. locates here and geliotehnicheskaja base of Institute of problems of materials technology of Academy of sciences.
Artek - here simply carried cosmonauts to bath in children's enthusiastic love. Cosmonauts thawed and gave that could: spare parachutes, centrifuges, tubes with space borsches and even vodka. Jury Gagarin which name carries a space museum in the Suuk-sou palace has most of all presented. In an exposition the weight of the original unique things, one dog survival suits of that stand! And also one of moon rovers (them it has been made at once three) - not model and not a copy, present.
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